Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff August 21, 2012 08:45 AM
Broken lines of communication have contributed to the Red Sox falling out contention this season.
Pitching coach Bob McClure was fired on Monday.
The notebook has Carl Crawford headed for surgery.
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